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The Midnight Project #055, New Horizons, and Revisiting the Classics

The Midnight Project #055, New Horizons, and Revisiting the Classics

Welcome back to our weekly techno rendezvous, where we explore the uncharted corners of sound, reimagine the familiar, and celebrate our ever-evolving journey, both as techno lovers and seekers of balanced living.

The Midnight Project #055: Echoes of the Unheard

Episode #055 of The Midnight Project unfolds a rich soundscape that reflects the authentic spirit of the techno scene. This week, we explore a meticulously curated set that introduces you to the soundscapes crafted by artists such as Drunken Kong, Monococ, Roland Clark & Alexander Technique, Boatech & Norvis, Zafer Atabey, PHYL, Pablo Say, Spartaque, Jose Bonetto, Maruk, and Zacharian.

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From the energizing pulse of 'I Want To See' by Drunken Kong, through the atmospheric echoes of 'Thunderbolt' by Monococ, to the profound depths of 'The Awakening' by Zacharian, each track unravels its unique story.

The Midnight Project on DI.FM: A New Home

Every Wednesday, 16:00 - 17:00 on the Techno channel

Our collective passion for techno found a new home on DI.FM, the digital crossroads of electronic music lovers from across the globe. Every Wednesday, from 16:00 - 17:00 on their techno channel, our community comes together for a shared sonic journey. So, mark your calendars and join the channel on DI.FM.

Best New Techno: "Shelter"

Best New Techno: June on Beatport

A sense of pride sweeps over our techno family as "Shelter," our shared haven, earns the honor of 'Best Of Techno' at Beatport. The track's pulsating rhythms and haunting melodies offer refuge, a sanctuary amidst the whirlwind of life. I invite you to download Shelter or add it to your Spotify playlist.

Evolution of Sound: The Techno Alchemist's Toolbox

Charting new sonic terrains with my trusty companion - the sleek and versatile MacBook Pro, straight from the Apple Store. Here's to innovative techno adventures ahead!

As I embark on a journey of exploration and discovery, my studio too reflects this exciting transition. Old gear makes way for the versatile and mobile - my new MacBook Pro. This change is not just about technology, but the expansion of horizons, venturing into uncharted sound territories. Look forward to the new tracks every three weeks this year!

Rediscovery: The Classic BeyerDynamic 770 Pro

Rediscovering the magic of sound with my BeyerDynamic 770 Pro. A faithful companion for pristine audio clarity, whether I'm producing or just lost in the music.

In the midst of change, I found myself reaching out for something familiar - the BeyerDynamic 770 Pro. The comfort of these headphones, paired with the enhanced audio experience from SoundiD Reference from Sonarworks, is a gentle reminder that in the world of music, the old and the new coexist, each enriching the other. For all the producers out there, this pairing might just be the key to your next breakthrough.

Wellness Corner: The Essence of Hydration

Savoring a moment of wellness with nature's best elixir - water. Remember, staying hydrated is key to maintaining balance and energy in our busy lives.

A pivotal part of this journey is the emphasis on a balanced lifestyle, a commitment to our wellness. This week, we refocus on a simple, yet crucial aspect - hydration. It's time to steer clear of the sugary beverages and embrace the purity of water. Watch as it revitalizes your body, fuels your energy, and enhances your ability to enjoy the pulsating beats of techno. The journey towards a healthier self begins with a single glass of water, inspiration: Atomic Habits by James Clear.

Trading Skylines: From Amsterdam to ?

Marking milestones: My partner's academic triumph this summer becoming a teacher, our mutual love for Spain, and the anticipation of shared adventures in a city that enchants us both.

Amsterdam has long been my harbour, but as the winds of change begin to stir, I am setting sail towards new horizons. This summer, I am looking forward to exploring Madrid as a potential new base for next year. Its lively energy, sun-soaked streets, and rich culture beckon. However, my compass is not set in stone; I remain open to the allure of other cities. So, if you believe your city holds the key to my next adventure, consider this an open invitation: invite me, let me discover the unique rhythm of your place. I am eager for a summer full of new experiences and fresh inspirations. Reach out by replying to this e-mail.

Each week offers us the chance to dive deeper into the world of techno, to enhance our understanding of sound and to celebrate the art of balanced living. As we navigate this journey together, let's continue to expand our techno family and inspire each other to live our best lives.

Yours in Techno,

Sebastiaan Hooft

P.S. Thank you for being a part of my story and the pulsating world of The Midnight Project. Here's to making more shared memories, powered by the rhythm of life and techno. Stay tuned, stay healthy, and keep the music playing!